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 Current (2017) Editor's Choice and Best Value Awards

The best of the best, and the outstanding values are posted here...


All the current 201 Editors Choice, Best Value, Innovation and Ultimate Enthusiast Awards are posted here. If you would like to see the entire list of past winners go to the TackleTour Award Archive now.


 Editor's Choice

2017 Editor's Choice Awards: Every once in a while we will have the opportunity to review a product that really catches our attention as outstanding in every category. (Performance, Workmanship, Suitability, and Price/Value) This product is awarded our coveted editor's choice award and is automatically listed among the recommended products in it's appropriate category. (To see past winners click here)

Product Category Date Awarded
Simms Challenger Jacket and Bib Apparel 12/17/17
Lucky Craft Pointer Minnow 100 Lures 11/12/17
Jackall Gantarel Jr, Bluegill Swimbiat Lures 10/17/17
Picasso Dinr Bell Dual Blade Buzzabait Lures 10/15/17
Tatula SV TW TASV103XS Reels 9/20/17
Strike King Rage Chunk Lures 6/27/17
Seaguar's Tatsu Fluorocarbon Lines 6/7/17
Gamakatsu Aaron Martens TGW Drop Shot Hook Terminal Tackle 5/7/17
Big Bite Baits Suicide Shad Lures 5/3/17
Spro Little John 50 Lures 4/16/17
Shimano Chronarch MGL Reels 3/6/17


 Best Value

2017 Best Value Awards:
The Best Value Award is given to products that demonstrate an excellent balance of performance versus price.
(To see past winners click here)


Product Category Date Awarded
St. Croix BassX BXC71MHF Rods 11/15/17
13 Fishing ONE3
Reels 8/17/17

Evergreen International's Jack Hammer

Rods 6/20/17
Daiwa Fuego CT Reels 5/18/17
Fenwick HMG72M-MFC Rods 5/14/17
Rapala Shadow Rap Shad Lures 4/8/17


 Innovation Award

2017 Innovation Awards:
The Innovation Award is given to products that are unique and/or showcase innovative new technologies that enhance and broaden the way anglers can approach the sport of fishing. This coveted award is reserved for the latest and  greatest revolutionary tackle. (To see past winners click here)


Product Category Date Awarded
G-Rods BA-7MH Rods 2/5/17


 Ultimate Enthusiast

2017 Ultimate Enthusiast Awards: TackleTour's newest honor, is the Ultimate Enthusiast Award, which is reserved for supreme products in the Enthusiast Tackle category. To qualify for this award a product must exhibit extraordinary performance and uniqueness. These winners truly are of the most rare, collectible, sometimes weird, and always wonderful... enthusiast tackle from around the world. (To see past winners click here)

Product Category Date Awarded
2016 Shimano Antares DC Reels 10/1/17
Megabass Onager Rods 8/23/17
Shimano Stella FI Reels 2/1/17










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